Students at a Synergy Event

Events

2008-09 Synergy Events

Events are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public, unless otherwise noted.

Synergy Coffee Conversations (UNCWelcome Event)

Sunday, August 24, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Clock Tower Lounge, Fisher Student Center

Sunday, September 14, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Clock Tower Lounge, Fisher Student Center

Sunday, September 28, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Clock Tower Lounge, Fisher Student Center

Sunday, October 12, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Clock Tower Lounge, Fisher Student Center

You've read it, now talk about it. Join students, faculty, and staff for an informal discussion of Never Let Me Go. Share your thoughts about the book, ask your questions, and build community. Coffee and dessert provided. Complimentary copies of the book will be available.

Synergy Festival Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 9, 11:30 - 1:30 pm, Commons Amphitheatre

Gain insight into Never Let Me Go as we bring the novel to life with student performances, food, creative arts activities, and readings from the novel. Enjoy performances, free food, giveaways and prizes.

Screening of Before the Fall (Film Series)

Tuesday, September 23, 7:00 - 9:00, Lumina Theater, Fisher Student Center

A moving portrayal of a young boy's struggle to remain true to himself against heavy odds unfolds in 1941 in an elite school that trains the finest German youth to be Nazi leaders.

Co-sponsored by Randall Library and University College.

Synergy Panel Discussion, "Consequences of the Genetic Revolution"

Wednesday, October 1, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Dobo Hall 134

UNCW faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences will explore the social and ethical implications of genetic engineering from a variety of perspectives and respond to questions.

Screening of Dirty Pretty Things

Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lumina Theater, Fisher Student Center

When an illegal Nigerian immigrant working as a night porter at a posh London hotel stumbles across evidence of a bizarre murder, he teams up with a Turkish hotel maid to solve the crime.

Art Exhibition, "Madame's Gallery"

Monday, October 13 - Friday, November 7, Boseman Gallery, Fisher Student Center

Reception: Thursday, October 16, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Boseman Gallery, Fisher Student Center

Conforming to identical paint-by-number paintings, UNCW students are invited to make their own interpretations through color to explore a world of creativity and individuality.

Sponsored by UNCW Presents.

Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Frankenstein: A Cultural History (Synergy Keynote)

Monday, October 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Randall Library Auditorium

From a Gothic romance to a loaded reference in the publich debate over genetic engineering, author Susan Tyler Hitchcock chronicles the evolution of a cultural icon, exploring what the modern myth of Frankenstein and his monster tells us about our human aspirations - and our reservations.

Co-sponsored by Randall Library and University College.


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